Latest Novak Djokovic News

Medvedev wins Shanghai Masters for fourth title of the year

Oct. 13, 2019 8:52 AM EDT

SHANGHAI (AP) — Daniil Medvedev extended the form that made him the hottest player in men's tennis when he captured the Shanghai Masters title with a 6-4, 6-1 win over Alexander Zverev on Sunday. The third-seeded Medvedev picked up his third title in six consecutive finals played since the tour returned to...

Federer, Djokovic both lose in Shanghai quarterfinals

Oct. 11, 2019 11:05 AM EDT

SHANGHAI (AP) — Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic went from perfectly unbeatable to unbelievably beaten in the quarterfinals of the Shanghai Masters. Federer and Djokovic had been a combined 13-0 in Shanghai with a spot in the semifinals on the line, but both lost Friday. Federer saved five match points in...

Federer joins Djokovic in Shanghai quarterfinals

Oct. 10, 2019 11:21 AM EDT

SHANGHAI (AP) — Roger Federer saved five set points in the first set as he scrambled to a 7-6 (7), 6-4 win over 13th-seeded David Goffin on Thursday and advanced to the Shanghai Masters quarterfinals. Second-seeded Federer holds a 10-1 winning record against Goffin, including all three matches they've...

Djokovic beats Shapovalov to reach 3rd round in Shanghai

Oct. 9, 2019 4:25 PM EDT

SHANGHAI (AP) — Novak Djokovic opened his title defense at the Shanghai Masters by beating Denis Shapovalov 6-3, 6-3 on Wednesday to reach the third round. Djokovic, who had a bye into the second round, improved his career record against the Canadian to 3-0 and has now won 22 straight sets in Asia —...

Federer, Medvedev reach 3rd round in Shanghai; Murray out

Oct. 8, 2019 11:08 AM EDT

SHANGHAI (AP) — Roger Federer didn't face a break point as he won his opening match at the Shanghai Masters on Tuesday, beating Albert Ramos-Vinolas 6-2, 7-6 (5). The second-seeded Federer, who is bidding to win a third Shanghai Masters title, dominated in the first set, but was tested in the second....

Murray wins in 1st round at Shanghai Masters

Oct. 7, 2019 11:32 AM EDT

SHANGHAI (AP) — Andy Murray continued to make progress in his comeback from injury by winning his first-round match at the Shanghai Masters on Monday. The former No. 1 defeated Juan Ignacio Londero 2-6, 6-2, 6-3 for his fifth tour-level victory since undergoing right hip surgery in January. The three-time...

Osaka, Thiem win China Open finals

Oct. 6, 2019 11:34 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — A surging Naomi Osaka found further redemption for a string of disappointing performances over the summer with her second consecutive title in Asia at the China Open on Sunday. Osaka bounced back from a set down to top-seeded Ash Barty, cruising through the final two sets to defeat the...

Basilashvili tops Albot to reach Shanghai Masters 2nd round

Oct. 6, 2019 8:32 AM EDT

SHANGHAI (AP) — Nikoloz Basilashvili of Georgia, the only seeded player to see first-round action at the Shanghai Masters on Sunday, defeated Radu Albot of Moldova 4-6, 6-1, 6-3. The 15th-seeded Basilashvili successfully challenged Albot's serve on four of eight break-point opportunities offered. American...

Djokovic beats Millman in straight sets to win Japan Open

Oct. 6, 2019 4:18 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Novak Djokovic capped his dominant run at the Japan Open on Sunday with a straight-sets win over Australian qualifier John Millman to capture his fourth title of the year. The top-ranked Serb, who did not drop a set in his five singles matches at Ariake Colosseum, needed just one hour nine...

Djokovic overpowers Goffin to reach Japan Open final

Oct. 5, 2019 6:53 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Novak Djokovic has been in dominant form at the Japan Open. That bodes well for the top-ranked Serb's chances of winning the gold medal at next year's Olympics. Playing on the same court that will host the tennis tournament at the Tokyo Olympics, Djokovic beat third-seeded David Goffin 6-3,...